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Vierra Balfour Farm

On Vierra Balfour Road lies 206 acres of protected farmland under a conservation easement. This property is in Contra Costa county and grows rotating row crops to promote soil health. The Vierra Balfour farm property has been protected since...

Kami-Grigsby Farm

Kami-Grigsby farm is located east of the City of Brentwood in Contra Costa County. Its location in the greater San-Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta area ensures that the 132 acres of soil is prime for growing the farm’s cannery tomatoes and garlic. Since November 2011,...

Stenzel Hoffman Ranch

Stenzel Hoffman Ranch takes pride in the corn and tomatoes that grow on their 166 acre property. This ranch is located within the boundaries of Contra Costa County. Stenzel Hoffman Ranch has been dedicated to conserving their land since placing an easement on it in...

Tamayo Hoffman Farm

The Tamayo Hoffman Farm is located in Contra Costa County. On their 42 acre property they are dedicated to growing sweet corn. This beautiful land has been protected under a conservation easement since 2011.

Messick Farm

Messick Farm is located in San Joaquin County, north of the town of Linden. Its beautiful 84 acres of prime farmland help sustain the farm’s cherry and walnut orchards, which have been in the family for multiple generations. Mr. Messick has a close connection to his...

Concord Avenue Farm

Concord Avenue Farm is located in Contra Costa County, southeast of the City of Brentwood.   Organic row crops line this charming 20-acre farm full of prime agricultural land. With the hard work of the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust, this parcel has been protected...

VrMeer Farm

VrMeer Farm consists of 23 beautiful acres of prime farmland that has grown a variety of crops including apricots. To protect the land, a conservation easement was placed on the property by the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust in July 2006...

Payne Avenue Farm

Payne Avenue Farm is located just southeast of the City of Brentwood in Contra Costa County. These lovely 10 acres of prime farmland serve as a walnut orchard and have been protected with a conservation easement since June 2006 thanks to the efforts of the Brentwood...

Creamy CA Guacamole

We at CFT love guacamole, but we had never tried creamy guac before now! Up the nutrition factor of traditional guacamole even more with this easy recipe from the California Milk Advisory Board. INGREDIENTS: 1 package (8 Ounces) Real California cream cheese, softened...

June is Dairy Month

Ice cream, yogurt, cheese – wonderful cheese, milk, sour cream…yum-oh…and the list goes on. Not only do dairy cows provide all these delicious foods but these foods provide us with so much nutrition! Milk is the leading food source of nine essential...

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